College football bowl projections after Week 4

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Kyle Bonagura

CloseESPN Staff WriterCovers the Pac-12.Joined ESPN in 2014.Attended Washington State University.

Mark Schlabach

CloseESPN Senior WriterSenior college football writer
Author of seven books on college football
Graduate of the University of Georgia

Here’s how our experts see the bowl matchups after Week 4. Check back each week for their predictions.

All times Eastern.

College Football Playoff National Championship
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Jan. 13, 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Clemson vs. Alabama
Schlabach: Clemson vs. Georgia

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
Dec. 28, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Alabama vs. Oklahoma
Schlabach: Georgia vs. Oklahoma

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Dec. 28, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Clemson vs. Ohio State
Schlabach: Alabama vs. Clemson

Bowl schedule

Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl
Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau
Dec. 20, 2 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Buffalo vs. North Texas
Schlabach: North Texas vs. Northern Illinois

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl
Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2
Bonagura: Memphis vs. Army
Schlabach: SMU vs. Arizona State

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Celebration Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Dec. 21, noon, ABC
Bonagura: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State
Schlabach: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State

New Mexico Bowl
Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dec. 21, 2 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Marshall vs. Utah State
Schlabach: Marshall vs. Wyoming

Cure Bowl
Exploria Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Bonagura: Troy vs. UAB
Schlabach: Tulsa vs. Arkansas State

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl
FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida
Dec. 21, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Bonagura: Ohio vs. FAU
Schlabach: UCF vs. Buffalo

Camellia Bowl
Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
Dec. 21, 5:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Eastern Michigan vs. Louisiana
Schlabach: Western Michigan vs. Troy

Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., ABC
Bonagura: Washington State vs. Fresno State
Schlabach: Washington State vs. Hawaii

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Dec. 21, 9 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Arkansas State vs. Louisiana Tech
Schlabach: Southern Miss vs. Louisiana

Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Dec. 23, 2:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Temple vs. Syracuse
Schlabach: Temple vs. UAB

SoFi Hawai’i Bowl
Aloha Stadium, Honolulu
Dec. 24, 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: BYU vs. Houston
Schlabach: BYU vs. Tulane

Walk-On’s Independence Bowl
Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana
Dec. 26, 4 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Tulane vs. Virginia Tech
Schlabach: Miami vs. Louisiana Tech

Quick Lane Bowl
Ford Field, Detroit
Dec. 26, 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Nebraska vs. Florida State
Schlabach: North Carolina vs. Maryland

Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland
Dec. 27, noon, ESPN
Bonagura: North Carolina vs. Navy
Schlabach: Florida State vs. Navy

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Yankee Stadium, New York
Dec. 27, 3:20 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Michigan State vs. NC State
Schlabach: Boston College vs. Michigan State

Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl
NRG Stadium, Houston
Dec. 27, 6:45 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: SMU vs. Baylor
Schlabach: Oklahoma State vs. Texas A&M

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
SDCCU Stadium, San Diego
Dec. 27, 8 p.m., Fox Sports 1
Bonagura: Washington vs. Minnesota
Schlabach: Iowa vs. California

Cheez-It Bowl
Chase Field, Phoenix
Dec. 27, 10:15 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Arizona State vs. TCU
Schlabach: Baylor vs. Colorado

Camping World Bowl
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 28, noon, ABC
Bonagura: Wake Forest vs. Kansas State
Schlabach: Pittsburgh vs. Iowa State

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
AT&T Stadium, Dallas
Dec. 28., noon, ESPN
Bonagura: Boise State vs. Notre Dame
Schlabach: Notre Dame vs. Boise State

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas
Dec. 30, 12:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Southern Miss vs. Texas Tech
Schlabach: Texas Tech vs. Middle Tennessee State

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
Dec. 30, 4 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Texas A&M vs. Pittsburgh
Schlabach: Syracuse vs. Ole Miss

Redbox Bowl
Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California
Dec. 30, 4 p.m., Fox
Bonagura: USC vs. Michigan
Schlabach: Michigan vs. USC

Capital One Orange Bowl
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Dec. 30, 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Virginia vs. LSU
Schlabach: Wisconsin vs. Virginia

Belk Bowl
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
Dec. 31, noon, ESPN
Bonagura: Mississippi State vs. Miami
Schlabach: NC State vs. Kentucky

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl
Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas
Dec. 31, 2 p.m., CBS
Bonagura: Utah vs. Duke
Schlabach: Virginia Tech vs. Utah

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee
Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: UCF vs. Iowa State
Schlabach: TCU vs. Memphis

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona
Dec. 31, 4:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Bonagura: San Diego State vs. Coastal Carolina
Schlabach: San Diego State vs. Coastal Carolina

Valero Alamo Bowl
Alamodome, San Antonio
Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Cal vs. Oklahoma State
Schlabach: Kansas State vs. Washington

Citrus Bowl
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ABC
Bonagura: Auburn vs. Penn State
Schlabach: Wake Forest vs. Florida

Outback Bowl
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Florida vs. Iowa
Schlabach: Penn State vs. Auburn

Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
Jan. 1, 5 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Oregon vs. Wisconsin
Schlabach: Ohio State vs. Oregon

Allstate Sugar Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Texas vs. Georgia
Schlabach: LSU vs. Texas

Birmingham Bowl
Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama
Jan. 2, 3 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Indiana vs. Cincinnati
Schlabach: Army vs. Cincinnati

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
Jan. 2, 7 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Kentucky vs. Minnesota
Schlabach: Nebraska vs. Mississippi State

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
Jan. 3, 3:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Western Michigan vs. Air Force
Schlabach: Eastern Michigan vs. Utah State

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas
Jan. 4, 11:30 a.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Maryland vs. Hawai’i
Schlabach: Minnesota vs. Air Force

Mobile Alabama Bowl
Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Toledo vs. Appalachian State
Schlabach: Toldeo vs. Appalachian State

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